SAW began as a promotion in April, 2007, by then business partners Reno Riggins and TJ Weatherby at Weatherby’s “SAW Mill,” in Millersville, Tennessee. In 2009, Riggins and Weatherby had a falling out, and Riggins left. He then began to run shows in Nashville, at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds. SAW then ran shows at the Former Freddie Morton's Auction House (redubbed the new "SAW Mill") which now is an Antique Shop in Columbia, Tennessee, and at the Old Armory Building in Pulaski, Tennessee. Until 2012, SAW toured as well. On November 11, 2012 SAW teamed with the NWA (National Wrestling Alliance) to form the New NWA SAW, in addition, SAW returned to Millersville, Tennessee and changed their entire format going under the all new NWA SAW Branding. As of March 2015, NWA SAW moved out of the SAWMill in Millersville, and now currently do events in different venues across Middle Tennessee. Beginning in 2016, NWA SAW was rebranded to NWA Inferno.
SAW began broadcasting exclusively on cable on Comcast Cable channel 49 on saturday nights at midnight. Then in 2009, SAW moved to Nashville’s WNAB, broadcasting on saturday nights at 8:00 P.M, and also began to be syndicated throughout the country. In 2010, SAW moved to 9:00 P.M., then in 2011 moved to 10:00 P.M. In 2012, SAW Moved to sundays at 10:00 P.M., then in 2013 moved to 11:00 P.M., then moved to early sunday mornings at 2:00 A.M. beginning in 2014. In the fall of 2015, SAW left WNAB, and was broadcast on internet only, until 2016 when SAW returned to television, and made its return to Comcast Cable channel 49 on Saturday nights at midnight. Also beginning in 2016, NWA SAW was rebranded to NWA Inferno.